Socrates explains what is would take for a speech about a topic to proceed systematically.

What are the requirements? Why does Socrates think that his approach is more likely to reveal the truth than a haphazard approach? How does this discussion bear on Lowe's account of the nature of the metaphysical enterprise considered as an investigation into the nature of a mind-independent reality?

On page 52 of Scullys translation of the Phaedrus (265c-266b)

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Although I cannot answer all of these questions in one place, the answer to your initial question regarding the requirements for proper philosophical discourse is twofold: namely, 1. defining terms clearly, and 2. contextualizing those terms in classes for the purposes of conceptual analysis. This is a typically analytic approach to philosophy.